We're Getting Closer: Lightning Network for the Bitcoin Mainnet is Launched

On March 15, Lightning Labs officially released the first beta implementation of the Lightning Network for the Bitcoin mainnet. A blog post announcing the launch (version lnd 0.4-beta) said that the implementation has the necessary “safety, security, and reliability features necessary for real-world, real …
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We have just launched South Africa's cheapest bitcoin exchange – BitDirect.co.za (reddit.com)

South Africa has notoriously had a dominant exchange which trades in the region of 6% – 22% above the international spot rate. This is due to South African foreign exchange controls. Previous SA exchanges have made these controls the issue of the customer, where we have opted to remove this pain-point on their behalf. We have felt that a Bitcoin Brokerage, similar to Coinbase, is a better model, where we use the customer’s R1m (+- $ 80k) Single Annual Foreign Exchange Allowance to purchase…


PR: Cointal, the First Multi-Cryptocurrency Peer-To-Peer Marketplace, Has Launched (news.bitcoin.com)

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The one website you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Cointal launched their platform some few hours ago, and it looks as promising as they said it to be.
Now, we’re only a…